THE e-ink screen is not limited to e-readers. This Monday (5), the Xiaomi and the Lenovo revealed tablets with a 10.3-inch panel that resembles paper and supports a pen to take notes. The duo stands out for offering an option to read books, documents and the like and take notes on a single device.
the display e-ink is the main focus of the releases. Well known by users of the kindlethe panel imitates the aesthetics of paper, allowing for a more comfortable reading for the eyes.
However, this technology has a low refresh rate and black and white images, although a color solution is already under development.
Even with the limitations, this does not prevent the development of tablets with the technology. After all, it is possible to use it to access websites, read books and check documents, for example.
Annotations enter the list of applications on the e-ink screen, especially after Amazon released Kindle Scribe🇧🇷
Tablets from Chinese brands don’t go much further than that. Starting with the Xiaomi Note E-Ink, the device has a 10.3-inch screen and a stylus.
In addition, the launch comes out of the box with Android 11 and applications to edit texts, check PDF files and the like.
All of this is driven by an intermediate spec with a quad-core processor, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of space.
The 3,000 mAh battery should also provide good battery life, as the e-ink screen consumes less power.
Xiaomi’s launch is on sale for 2,699 yuan in China. The value is equivalent to about R$ 2,040 in direct conversion.
Lenovo Yoga Paper E-Ink has stylus for notes
Lenovo is another Chinese brand that has decided to reveal a product with the technology: the Lenovo Yoga Paper E-Ink.
Also measuring 10.3 inches, the panel is compatible with a stylus that offers a latency of 23ms and has 4,096 pressure points.
The manufacturer did not reveal details about the technical sheet. However, Lenovo reported that the release has applications to read ebooks and other formats. Users can still install third-party apps on their device.
The Lenovo Yoga Paper E-ink costs 2,999 yuan in China (Rs 2,260).
There is no forecast for launching the tablets in Brazil.